'A Selection of Plants that Attract Insects' available from Avondale Nursery

A Selection of Plants that Attract Insects

These are usually sun-loving plants, which will provide food for butterflies, pollen for bees. Encourage natural predators such as ladybirds and hoverflies, who keep the numbers down of less welcome visitors to the garden.

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SANGUISORBA officinalis 'Red Thunder'

SANGUISORBA officinalis 'Red Thunder'

Deep red flowers on wiry stems.

1.00m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Wineflower'

Deep pink daisies.

1.30m £5.00

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Wineflower'
SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Diamond Jubilee'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM 'Diamond Jubilee'

Sprays of small white daisies late summer. Sun.

90cm £5.00

SALVIA microphylla var. microphylla 'Newby Hall'

Warm red flowers May-November. Sun.

60cm £5.00

SALVIA microphylla var. microphylla 'Newby Hall'
GERANIUM himalayense 'Baby Blue'

GERANIUM himalayense 'Baby Blue'

A compact free-flowering plant with blue saucer-shaped blooms in early summer.

30cm £5.00

ASTER amellus 'Grunder'

Large lilac-blue daisies. Tidy and mildew-free, as are all A.amellus.

75cm £5.50

ASTER amellus 'Grunder'
HELENIUM 'Red Jewel'

HELENIUM 'Red Jewel'

A good shorter variety, with deep red flowers.

75cm £6.50

COREOPSIS verticillata 'Moonbeam'

Bushy perennial with fine foliage and lemon-yellow daisy-like flowers.

AGM 45cm £5.00

COREOPSIS verticillata 'Moonbeam'
GALEGA orientalis

GALEGA orientalis

Small, rich blue pea-like flowers on a spreading plant. Best in a large sunny border or between shrubs.

1.20m £5.00

MONARDA 'Squaw'

Narrow-petalled, tufted red flowers July-September. Leave monarda stems after flowering, look great all winter!

AGM 1.00m £5.00

MONARDA 'Squaw'
VERBASCUM 'Christo's Yellow Lightning'

VERBASCUM 'Christo's Yellow Lightning'

From Great Dixter, this has densely-packed pale yellow flower spikes in summer above grey-green leaf rosettes. Very perennial!

AGM 2.00m £5.00

ORLAYA grandiflora

'White Laceflower'. Hardy annual, has lovely, pure white lacecap flowers through summer above fine, ferny foliage, often until the first frosts! Collect seed after flowering and re-sow immediately. Sun. 3 for £10!

60cm £4.00

ORLAYA grandiflora
SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Herbstschnee'

SYMPHYOTRICHUM novae-angliae 'Herbstschnee'

The only white cultivar!

1.20m £5.00

SANGUISORBA 'Purple Tails'

Purple buds open to fuzzy pink droopy catkins. Sun.

1.50m £5.00

SANGUISORBA 'Purple Tails'
SANGUISORBA tenuifolia 'Purpurea'

SANGUISORBA tenuifolia 'Purpurea'

Later flowering, with pinkish-purple blooms.

1.00m £5.00

SALVIA greggii 'Emperor'

Masses of wonderful maroon-purple flowers through summer and autumn. Hardy in a sunny, well-drained spot. Takes cuttings easily!

60cm £5.00

SALVIA greggii 'Emperor'

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